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 Henry Timrod

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Henry Timrod

  • Birth 8 Dec 1828 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 6 Oct 1867 Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 6689664

Poet. Known as 'The Laureate of the Confederacy, he compsed such poems as 'Ode to the Confederate Dead at Magnolia Cemetery', 'Carolina', 'The Cotton Ball', and 'Ethnogenesis'. Fought in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and died in poverty of Tuberculosis.


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1829-67
Henry Timrod
POET
And His Only Child
Willie
Lie Buried Here
1901


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  • Originally Created by: Cinnamonntoast4
  • Added: 16 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6689664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Timrod (8 Dec 1828–6 Oct 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6689664, citing Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .